30 November 2016

Advent Calendar 2016



1st December 2016


Yes, greetings to one and all, and welcome to what we are calling The Official Creen Pro-European Advent Calendar of Novelty. This year, to celebrate the fact we are still in Europe, we are going to share some of our favourite memories and images of Europe, as well as tell you more about their Christmas customs. Today ... the Netherlands!


Miffy, the little rabbit, is from Utrecht in the Netherlands, where she goes by the name of Nijntje (a shortening of konijntje, which means "little rabbit"!)

We visited Utrecht on our recent tour of the Netherlands and saw the Miffy Museum, as well as its amazing Cathedral, and the underground Roman foundations.

Tomorrow we'll tell you more about this: